February 23, 2024

CAU Recognized at CAU Day at the Capitol

Courtesy of Clark Atlanta University Clark Atlanta University was recognized today for its history, numerous accomplishments, and economic impact on the state today at Clark Atlanta University Day at the Georgia State Capitol. The four-page resolution marking the day lists a wide range of the university’s accomplishments, including the University is a founding member of


Supreme Court allows ‘race neutral’ Virginia high school admissions policy that bolsters diversity

By Lawrence Hurley  The Supreme Court on Tuesday avoided another contentious debate over race and education by turning away a challenge to an admissions policy aimed at encouraging diversity at a Virginia high school. The high court’s decision not to intervene in the case comes just months after the conservative court ended the consideration of race in college


UMES Receives $4.6M Research Grant from U.S. Dept. of Education

Courtesy of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) has received another major research grant to study three areas that have become headline topics:  artificial intelligence, climate change and sustainability, and health care outcomes.  This follows on another major research grant on AI and a $2.5M “Driving Change” grant

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 22: U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris (R) speaks as President Joe Biden listens at a Rose Garden event on gun safety at the White House on September 22, 2023 in Washington, DC. The White House hosted the event to discuss the gun crisis in the nation. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Biden-Harris Administration Cancels Additional $1.2 Billion In Student Debt

By Quintessa Williams President Biden announced the approval of $1.2 billion in student debt cancellation for almost 153,000 borrowers currently enrolled in the Saving on a Valuable Education (SAVE) repayment plan. The Biden-Harris Administration has now approved nearly $138 billion in student debt cancellation for almost 3.9 million borrowers through more than two dozen executive actions. The borrowers receiving

Norfolk State University Campus - Lyman Beecher Brooks Library on Friday, November 5, 2021. (Chris English/Tigermoth Creative)

Innovation Earns Norfolk State Coveted Apple Distinguished School Designation

Courtesy of Norfolk State University When the COVID-19 pandemic forced educational institutions to shut down on-campus, face-to-face learning, it provided Norfolk State with an avenue to respond to the challenge of delivering teaching and learning in a way that was innovative, proactive, and transformative. Teaching and learning continuity had to ensure access to the necessary


JSU-Oregon State’s Promotion & Tenure Summit helps U.S. institutions implement an inclusive evaluation system

By L.A. Warren Jackson State University recently hosted a two-day mini-summit and workshop called Promotion & Tenure – Innovation & Entrepreneurship (PTIE). The global PTIE movement provides a playbook for reforming career advancement guidelines and practices and incentivizes faculty to create products that impact society. The initiative is led by Oregon State University (OSU) with

Tropical landscape with coconut palm on caribbean beach, Cancun, Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.

National Endowment for the Humanities Funds Caribbean Research

Courtesy of Bowie State University A new research project that will address how Caribbean writers have complicated the stereotypes of how people around the world view everyday life in the islands has received a $60,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Dr. Kim Evelyn, assistant professor in the department of language, literature and